David Povey

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Professor Emeritus

Professor Emeritus
Email: dpovey@uoregon.edu


PhD (regional planning), Cornell University (1972)
MUP, Cornell University (1969)
BS (business administration and political science), Lewis and Clark College (1963)

Summary of Interests

Teaching students about real-life planning issues and planning research; assisting communities and organizations in Oregon conduct research that protects the environment and improves the economy; providing community and regional assistance in Oregon through the Community Planning Workshop (CPW).

Research Interests

Ways to protect and enhance the Oregon environment and maintain a working economy, recreation as a regional development activity (i.e., the economic impacts of windsurfing, skiing, salmon sport fishing), sustainable development and regional self-sufficiency; the application of cost-effective technology less harmful to the environment.

Courses and Seminars

Introduction to Urban Planning; Community Planning Workshop; Grant Writing; Research Colloquium; Regional Planning; Recreation Development Planning.